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Fold-up tables for Friends of Tividale Park

Friends of Tividale Park are urgently in need of fold-up tables for their office, at Tividale Community Hub, to be used for meetings etc.

If you have such items languishing in store, no longer used or needed, and would like to donate them, Max Robinson would very much like to hear from you. Call Max on 0121 601 7770.

Needed: Lockable Pedestals

Sandwell Visually Impaired (SVI) is in need of two lockable under-desk pedestals to replace two broken ones.

If you are able to help, please contact Tony Averis, Chair of SVI, on 0121 525 4810 or email tony@sandwellvisuallyimpaired.org.uk


Friar Millennium Centre looking for a projector

Friar Park Millennium Centre is looking for a projector that can be used with a laptop computer or USB pen drive.

If you have this piece of equipment which you are looking to off-load, please contact Harbans Singh Ubhi, Centre Manager, on 0121 556 0139 or email harbans_ubhi@sandwell.gov.uk

Homebase Oldbury would like to donate paint

Homebase in Oldbury would like to donate tins of paint, returned to the store, to the voluntary sector.

If your charity / voluntary organisation could make use of some paint, please get in touch with either Roger or Harpreet at Homebase, on 03456 407085, to arrange a collection.

Identification will be required when collecting the paint.

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Can you help Sandwell Advocacy?

At the beginning of May, Sandwell Advocacy will start the ‘Big Build’, sprucing up their offices.

Do you have decorating equipment and/or paint that you would like to donate? Any other items surplus to requirements, which could be used in refurbished offices would also be appreciated.

Please contact Sandwell Advocacy on 0121 520 8070.

Can You Help? Kitchen Facilities Required…

The Sandwell Early Intervention Service Community Team is looking for kitchen facilities in order to facilitate a cooking group for clients under an early intervention service. Their outline requirements are as follows:

Location: (From any one, or all of…) West Bromwich, Smethwick, Oldbury, Tipton.

Days: To be confirmed, but only between Monday to Friday (and probably not every day).

Time: To be confirmed – kitchen facilities will be required between 10am – 3 pm for approximately 3 hours in total (see below for additional requirements).

Details: An equipped kitchen together with an ‘attached’ area where the group can eat their prepared meal (the eating area can be part of/separate to the kitchen area).

If you are able to help, please contact: Amandeep Kaur (Occupational Therapist) on 0121 612 6716 or amandeep.kaur2@nhs.net

Flipchart surplus to requirements

Building Bridges Training has a Nobo flipchart easel which is surplus to requirements. Very sturdy – excellent quality. Easy to pack away or put up, but quite heavy to transport. Available for a small donation.

Please contact Liz Tilly at liz@building-bridges-training.org or on 0121 559 9197.

Free office equipment

Sandwell Council wish to donate the following office machines, which are surplus to requirements:

Rexel CB256 Simply Bind Office Comb Binding Machine
Fellowes Home Laminator Mars A3.

If you could make use of the either, or both, please contact Heather Chinner at heather_chinner@sandwell.gov.uk.


Looking for some replacement office furniture?

SCVO has been contacted by a local company that has office furniture to dispose of following a liquidation.  Some items are free, others may have a small charge.
Geoff Herbert (the company contact) has until the end of this week (Friday, 30th June 2017) to receive offers – what’s left thereafter will be out of his control. The items are in Geoff’s old workplace at; 96 Cape Hill, Smethwick, B66 4PH (This is a shop front with “Seal Energy Ltd” signage above it)  

If any voluntary group wishes to have a look at what’s available please contact Geoff Herbert on 07428 367263.
The building will be staffed and open on Wednesday and Thursday this week (10am – 4 pm) for people to drop in and on other days by appointment.  We cannot deliver items – these are for collection only.

Some of the items available include (sample pictures):

Local company wish to donate free office furniture

Steel and Alloy Gonvarri Steel Services, West Bromwich, have a number of office desks in excellent condition and a few office chairs, which they would wish to donate to the voluntary sector. Steel and Alloy is based at Trafalgar Works, Union Street, West Bromwich B70 6BZ.

The company need to clear their office of these items of furniture by Friday, 21 April at the very latest. If you are interested please contact Kate Bonsor via email at kbonsor@steelalloy.co.uk, or telephone 0121 500 0624.

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